Job Description

Develop project opportunities and markets, with particular emphasis on Northern California. Supervise projects and programs of high difficulty, with work being reviewed as needed. Primary Manager and client contact for multiple large projects. Supervise large, multi-disciplinary project teams and subcontractors. Handle all aspects of consulting business including participation in corporate management, business and client development, and direction of technical work. Competent in entire project cycle including client development, project scoping, team management, training, budget, schedule, and deliverables. Develop work to support multiple staff.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop project opportunities and markets, with particular emphasis on Northern California.
  • Excellence in client development and in maintaining positive client relationships.
  • Direct multiple projects/year (budget, schedule, scope of work, client relations).
  • Demonstrate excellence in report/proposal writing and verbal communication skills.
  • >65% utilization rate.
  • Demonstrate excellent reputation in professional community.
  • Maintenance of positive corporate reputation.
  • Design, implement, and supervise field exploration programs.
  • Develop scope, estimate costs, and procure subcontractors.
  • Develop and adhere to reasonable project schedules and deadlines.
  • Prepare and review engineering geologic analyses and finalize conclusions and recommendations.
  • Produce $750K+ revenue/year.
  • Prepare and review technical reports.
  • Participate in and support continuous improvement of the company's processes, including but not limited to the Fugro Consultants, Inc., safety program.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Master's or Ph.D. degree in geology or earth sciences.
  • 12+ years' experience in engineering geologic and/or seismic hazard site
  • assessments.
  • Existing client base to include Northern California businesses and agencies
  • C.E.G. license required.
  • Experience should include: site characterizations, A-P studies, performance or field exploration programs including drilling, trenching, sampling, geophysical surveys and analysis of test data.
  • Excellent technical writing and communication skills.
  • Proficient in project management and budget tracking.
  • Familiarity with Federal and State geologic regulations.
  • Expected to provide team leadership, task delegation, and mentoring of junior staff in technical and administrative development.

Communication/Interpersonal Skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required, including:
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret procedures, regulations, and technical information; and write reports with clarity using good grammar.
  • Ability to effectively present ideas and technical information orally in a clear and concise manner and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Work cooperatively as part of a team, interacting effectively with co-workers, clients, and vendors; exhibit creativity and good problem-solving skills.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • California Certified Engineering Geologist
  • Driver's license with acceptable motor vehicle record.
  • Ability to procure a passport.
  •  Available for domestic travel with possibility of extended field work assignments.
  • Ability to drive safely in metropolitan and field environments. 

Our Contribution to You (Growth Opportunity)

At Fugro, we focus on helping our employees at every level of their career identify and use their strengths to contribute their best every day. From entry-level team members to senior leaders, we believe there is always room to grow knowledge and experiences.  We support our employees by offering opportunities to sharpen their skills through on the job learning experiences to formal internal and external development programs.


At Fugro, we value people and offer a broad range of benefits which include, but are not limited to:

  • A choice of Medical, Dental and Vision Plans.
  • Basic Group Life and AD&D Insurance.
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability.
  • A broad range of voluntary benefits.
  • An employer matched, 100% vested 401(k) Plan.

Additional Details

This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbent will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by the supervisor.

Fugro is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.

Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources directly.


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